Ortega's on the Plaza Santa Fe
Mokume Gane Necklace by Bryan Joe
Regular price $4,215.00
This Amazing Necklace by Navajo Artist Bryan Joe, son of Al Joe features Three extraordinary Types of beads: textured Beads, Mokume Gane and Fluted Beads! These beads took many days to make. All of them are made of sterling silver the fluted beads are made using a positive and a negative Stamp and require meticulous placement and much time to reach perfection. The textured beads alone require precision and time. The Mokume Gane, a Japanese silversmith technique that dates back many centuries, requires the use of a time consuming metal layering technique. Mokume Gane was originally used in Japan to adorn swords for Royalty and Wealthy Families. This necklace measures 22 inches.